Paladin Covid-19 Service Update
Paladin are continuing to monitor the situation with Covid-19 closely and are ensuring that we are responding to the latest UK Government advice. We would like to reassure service users and agencies that we know Covid -19 is likely to have a serious impact on the lives of victims experiencing stalking and we are doing everything we can to continue to offer support during this difficult time. This remains a rapidly developing situation in which no one has all the answers, Paladin is a small team with a national remit and delivery has had to adapt as the team adjust to home working alongside managing personal responsibilities. We request patience as we work through this challenging time and thank you for your continued support.
Our Phone line is open 9am to 3pm weekdays except for Wednesdays when it is open 10am to 5pm. If you are unable to call within these hours please email email@example.com and we will try and make arrangements for a call at a convenient time. Please visit our social media accounts on Instagram/Twitter/Facebook for more up to date information on interactive question and answer sessions and live chats.
Paladin’s Definition of Stalking
“A pattern of unwanted, fixated and obsessive behaviour which is intrusive and causes fear of violence or serious alarm or distress”
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Paladin is a trauma-informed service established to assist high risk victims of stalking in England and Wales. Our unique team of accredited Independent Stalking Advocacy Caseworkers (ISACs) ensure that high risk victims of stalking are supported and that a coordinated community response is developed locally to keep victims and their children safe.
Stalking is a pattern of repeated and persistent unwanted behaviour that is intrusive and engenders fear, it is when one person becomes fixated or obsessed with another and the attention is unwanted. Threats may not be made but victims may still feel scared. Importantly threats are not required for the criminal offence of stalking to be prosecuted.
- Provide trauma informed support, advice and advocacy to high risk victims
- Raise awareness of dangers and risks of stalking
- Provide university accredited ISAC training and CPD accredited training to professionals
- Analyse the application of the stalking law
- Campaign on behalf of victims of stalking
- Develop a “Knowledge Hub͛”– a single port of call for any victim seeking the best support and safety advice, for a professional seeking information about how to respond to stalking and principles of an effective advocacy service
If you need to report an incident of stalking call 101. If you are in danger dial 999.
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